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Buying a Home

It's the largest and most complex purchase most people will make in their lifetimes: buying a home. Given this, it's critical to prepare and plan carefully for the home buying process. We've created the guides below to help you do just this. Inside these guides, you'll find tips and strategies to help you find the right home for you, at the right price, and using the right financing vehicle.

Building Better Communities 

Reduced home prices, help with down payments and other advantages are available to people who work in certain professions. Learn More

House or Condominium?

Before you buy a home, weigh the pros and cons of houses and condominiums. Learn More

Home Ownership: Are You Ready?

There are many factors to consider before taking on the responsibility of home ownership. Learn More

In Home Buying, Timing Is Everything

Most homebuyers tend to make their purchases in the spring and summer, but buying in the winter can offer more personalized service and heightened awareness of potential issues. Learn More

Finding and Purchasing Your Dream Home – A Step-by-Step Guide

From choosing a lender to scheduling a home inspection, each part of the home-buying process is critical in making your dream home a reality. Learn More

Your Credit Score

FICO scores can have a huge impact on interest rates, and ultimately, monthly mortgage payments. Learn More


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